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Wood County, Ohio - Local Government Records

 

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin. County records are listed first, followed by municipalities, townships, and school districts.

Board of Commissioners

  1. Blind Relief Applications, 1905-1906, 1914-1942 (on microfilm), 1r (#293)
  2. Blind Relief Papers, 1904-1934, 2r (#293-294)
  3. Blind Relief Record, 1908-1913, 1r (#3)
  4. Commissioners' Journals, 1836-1901, 1903-1941, 25r (#76-93, 100-104, 140-141)
  5. Commissioners' Journals - County Home, 1913-1984, 3r (#141-142, 232)
  6. Courthouse Construction Proceedings, 1893, 1r (#166)
  7. Indexes to Commissioners' Journals, 1836-1987, 6r (#233-238)
  8. Indigent Soldiers' Burial Records [1897-1941 on mf], 1897-1941, 1r (#3)

Board of Education

  1. Class Registers, 1863-1877, 1r (#29)
  2. Minutes, 1914-1963, 2r (#62-63)

Clerk of Courts

District Court

  1. Complete Records, 1852-1876, 1r (#154)

Supreme Court

  1. Chancery Record, 1823-1856, 2r (#154A-155)
  2. Complete Record, 1825-1876, 1r (#154)
  3. Final Record, 1838-1859, 1r (#154A)
  4. Index to Final Record, 1838-1859, 1r (#154)

County Auditor

  1. Abstracts of Taxes, 1825-1830, 1835, 1838, 1845, 1848, 1911, 1r (#94)
  2. Assessors' Returns - Land Valuations, 1840, 1r (#1)
  3. Blind Relief Applications, 1931-1936, 1r (#295)
  4. Civil War Bounties [Includes Militia Claim], 1862, 1864-1865, 1r (#270)
  5. Enumerations of School Age Youth, 1842, 1927-1934, 1941-1949, 3r (#272-274)
  6. Enumerations of Soldiers and Sailors, 1895-1908, 1r (#270)
  7. Militia Roll/Commutation Records, 1844, 1864, 1r (#64)
  8. Records of Relief Disbursements - Soldiers' Relief, 1887-1921, 1r (#3)
  9. Transfer Records, 1842-1845, 1853-1880, 2r (#1-2)

County Coroner

  1. Inquests, 1888-1893, 1895-1902, 1917-1922, 3r (#276-277, 304) (Separate index in pOG 3369)

County Extension Office

  1. POW Camp in Wood County files, 1944-1945, 10f (Box 10)

County Home

  1. Abstracts of Titles, 1871-1909 (#450)
  2. Accident Book, 11/1954-9/1972 (#446)
  3. Account Records, 6/1868-12/1875 (#447)
  4. Account Records, 1/1876-7/1895 (#447)
  5. Account Records, 12/1894-8/1904 (#447)
  6. Account Records, 12/1908-9/1912 (#447)
  7. Annual Reports of Infirmary, 1889-1948 (#450)
  8. Annual Reports re: Outside Relief, 1899-1904 (#450)
  9. Applications for Relief, 1869-1929 (#452)
  10. Applications for Relief, 1906, 1932-1943 (#450)
  11. Applications for Relief, 1930-1950 (#453)
  12. Case Files re: Applications for Relief, 1873-1949 (#450-451)
  13. Census, 1900, ff/1r (#271, #451)
  14. Census of Idiots, 1900, ff/1r (#271)
  15. Census of Idiots/Epileptics, May 1, 1903 (#451)
  16. Certificates of Admission, 1868-1915, 1v/3.5cf/8r (#14-21)
  17. Certificate of Admission, 1910 (#451)
  18. Daily Records of Movement of Population, 1904-1912 (#451)
  19. Financial Ledger - Foreign Counties, 1898-1910, 1v (#448)
  20. Indenture Records - Cleveland Protestant Orphan Asylum, 1870-1890, ff/1r (#271, #451)
  21. Index to Registers, 1868-1910, 1r (#28)
  22. Infirmary Director's Journal, 1/1869-6/1880 (#446)
  23. Infirmary Director's Journal, 12/1876-5/1906 (#446)
  24. Infirmary Director's Journal, 6/1906-12/1909 (#446)
  25. Infirmary Director's Journal, 1/1910-2/1913 (#446)
  26. Minutes, 1869-1913, 4v/2r (#28-29)
  27. Misc. Index, n.d., (#446)
  28. Misc. Journal, 2/1922-12/1928 (#446)
  29. Pauper Relief, Oct 3, 1856-Oct 25, 1858 (#451)
  30. Pauperism Statistics, 1888-1903 (#451)
  31. Records of Expenditures, 1868-1875, July 1, 1891, 1894-1904, 1908-1955, 8v/ff (#451)
  32. Record of Expenditures/Receipts V.1 9/1908-7/1924 (#448)
  33. Record of Expenditures/Receipts V.2 9/1923-8/1938 (#448)
  34. Record of Expenditures/Receipts V.3 1/1939-12/1951 (#449)
  35. Record of Expenditures/Receipts V.4 1/1952-12/1955 (#449)
  36. Registers, 1868-1956, 6v/2r, (#28, #271)
  37. Relief Payment Records, 1899 (#451)
  38. Relief Supply Orders (#453)
  39. Resident Account Records, 1875-1881 (#448)
  40. Resident Account Records, 1891-1906 (#448)
  41. Resident Account Records, 1906-1912 (#448)
  42. Resident Census, 7/1880-1/1887 (#447)
  43. Resident Census, 1/1957-3/1973 (#447
  44. Superintendents Docket of Bills Filed, 4/1904-2/1905 (#449)
  45. Superintendents Docket of Bills Filed, 1/1905-12/1954 (#449)
  46. Surgeon's Record, 3/1877-11-1888 (#446)
  47. Township Account Records, 2/1888-1/1898 (#448)
  48. Township Trustees Relief Records, 1856-1858, 1r (#271)

County Recorder

  1. Entry Record, c.1817-1855, 1r (#230)
  2. Index to Soldiers' Discharge Records, 1865-1937, 1r (#157)
  3. Lien Record - Railway Corporation, 1882-1902, 1r (#297)
  4. Mortgage Records, 1838-1881, 17r (#30-46)
  5. Register of Partnership, v.2 (A-Z), 1972, 1r (#297)
  6. Soldiers' Discharge Records, 1865-1940, 1966-1975, 1r (#157, 231)
  7. Soldiers' Grave Records (A-Z), 1800-1900, 1r (#297)

County Sheriff

  1. Jail Register, 1864-1984, 2r (#302-303)
  2. Jail Visitor Register, 1899-1932, 1r (#303)

County Treasurer

  1. Tax Duplicates, 1827-1830, 1834-1860, 15r (#4-11, 94-100)

Court of Common Pleas

Civil Division

  1. Appearance Dockets, 1826-1851, 1859-1891, 1923-1924, 11r (#143-153)
  2. Complete Records, 1835-1875, 12r (#129-140)
  3. Divorce Cases, 1830s-1870s 1cf/1r (#267-268)
  4. Estate Settlements, 1820s-1840s, 1/4cf/1r (#269)
  5. Indentures, 1837-1838, 1850-1860s, ff/1r (#269)
  6. Index to Naturalizations, 1859-1906, 1r (#301)
  7. Journals, 1820-1935, 2v/35r (#65-75, 105-128)
  8. Land Indentures, 1818, 1828-1860s, 1/4cf/1r(#269)
  9. Partition and Estate Settlements, 1820s-1870s, 1/4cf/1r (#269)
  10. Poll Books and Tally Sheets [Scattered dates], 1821-1873, 3cf/5r (#23-27)
  11. Quadrennial Enumerations, 1842-1860, 1895-1899, ff/3r (#12-13, 22)

Juvenile Court

  1. Mothers' Pension Files, 1916-1918, 1r (#275)
  2. Mothers' Pension Records, 1914-1936, 2r (#349-350)

General Health District

  1. Birth Certificates, 1800s-1939, 16r (#247-262)
  2. Birth Records, 1909-1943, 2r (#243-244)
  3. Death Certificates, 1909-1997, 18r (#239-240, 279-292; 299-300)
  4. Death Records, 1921-1943, 1r (#242)

Probate Court

  1. Account Records, 1839-1932, 10r (#305-314)
  2. Administration Dockets, 1821-1885, 1r (#160)
  3. Administrators' & Executors' Bonds & Letters, 1882-1929, 8r (#325-332)
  4. Birth Corrections and Registrations, 1941-1959, 1961-1965, 1987-1994, 19r (#209-226, 298)
  5. Birth Records, 1867-1908, 2r (#156, 158)
  6. Death Records, 1867-1908, 2r (#158-159)
  7. Estate Case Files, 1820-1870, 17r (#429-445)
  8. Final Records, 1852-1919, 15r (#189-194, 410-418)
  9. Guardians' Account Records, 1868-1931, 8r (#315-322)
  10. Guardians' and Administrators' Account Records, 1852-1872, 2r (#314-315)
  11. Guardians' and Administrators' Bonds, 1905-1931, 1r (#323)
  12. Guardians' and Trustees' Bonds and Letters, 1912-1936, 2r (#324-325)
  13. Guardians' Bonds and Letters, 1886-1936, 3r (#323-325)
  14. Guardians' Dockets, 1852-1911, 1947-1962, 3r (#245-246, 278)
  15. Guardians' Letters, 1866-1870, 1r (#323)
  16. Index to Declarations of Intention, 1870-1878, 1r (#164A)
  17. Index to Guardians' and Administrators' Bonds, n.d., 1r (#322)
  18. Inventory and Appraisements, 1894-1932, 9r (#332-340)
  19. Inventory and Sale Bill Records, 1866-1935, 7r (#340-342, 344-348)
  20. Journals, 1852-1918, 25r (#174-188; 419-428)
  21. Marriage Licenses, 1852-1867, 1r (#378
  22. Marriage Records, 1820-1950, 33r (#227, 296, 378-409)
  23. Marriage Records - Index, 1837-1866, 1r (#227)
  24. Naturalization Records, 1856-1929, 1960, 3r (#163A-165)
  25. Naturalization Records (loose papers), 1849-1906, 1r (#343)
  26. Naturalization Records (minors and soldiers), 1903-1906, 1r (#363)
  27. Naturalization Records - Declaration of Intention, 1859-1929, 1960, 4r (#163A-165)
  28. Statements of Births and Deaths, 1878, 1894-1908, 15r (#47-61)
  29. Volunteer Enlistment Papers-Civil War, 1862, 1r (#266)
  30. Will Records, 1820-1910, 11r (#161-163, 167-173, 298)

Soldiers Relief Commission

  1. Audit Reports, 1904-1906, 1910-1911, 1917-1921, 1r (#263)
  2. Case Files, 1900-1929, 2r (#263-264)
  3. Relief Records, 1887-1947, 3r (#264-266)

Municipalities

Village of Bradner

Board of Education

  1. Minutes, 1876-1950, 2r (#1-2)

Council

  1. Account Records, 1890-1898, 1r (#1)
  2. Minutes, 1890-1940, 2r (#1-2)

Village of Pemberville

Board of Public Affairs

  1. Minutes, 1929-1985, 1r (#6)
  2. Record of Resolutions 1953-1985, 1r (#6)

Cemetery Association

  1. Cemetery Deeds (includes Long and Pemberville Cemeteries), 1879-1975, 1r (#1)

Village Council

  1. Minutes (Includes Account Book, 1892), 1876-1984, 3r (#2-4)
  2. Record of Ordinances, 1876-1982, 2r (#4-5)
  3. Record of Resolutions, 1971-1985, 1r (#6)

Townships

Bloom Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Cemetery Records, 1909-1988, 1r (#1)
  2. Minutes (Volume 1 (1844-1876) contains Bloom Center Literary Society Minutes, 1875-1876), 1844-1883, 1888-1977, 2r (#2-3)

Freedom Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Cemetery Deed Records, 1876, 1886-1985, 1r (#3)
  2. Fish and Eisenhour Cemetery Records (Includes Plat Maps of both Cemeteries) 1910-1986, 1r (#4)
  3. Justice of the Peace Civil Docket, 1847-1851, 1r (#1)
  4. Minutes, 1883-1985, 2r (#1-2)

Grand Rapids Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Beaver Creek Cemetery Lot Record Book, c.1812-1986, 1r (#1)

Lake Township

Board of Education

  1. Class Registers, 1883-1888, 1r (#1)

Board of Trustees

  1. Cemetery Deed and Record Book, 1890-1903, 1r (#4)

Middleton Township

Board of Education

  1. Enumeration of School Age Youth (Photocopy: School Subdistrict No. 10) 1885, ff/1r (#2)

Township Clerk

  1. Birth Certificates, 1908-1950, 1r (#1)
  2. Death Certificates, 1909-1951, 1r (#1)
  3. Burial Removal Permits, 1934-1951, 1r (#1)

Montgomery Township

Board of Education

  1. Teacher Certificates, 1900, 1912, 1r (#3)

Board of Trustees

  1. Minutes, 1875-1992, 5r (#8-12)

Justice of the Peace

  1. Civil Dockets, 1890-1949, 3r (#13-15)
  2. Criminal Dockets, 1886-1917, 1r (#13)
  3. Township Officer Bonds, 1992-1993, 1r (#15)

Township Clerk

  1. Bonds & Oaths, 1884-1954, 1r (#7)
  2. Certificate of Labor Performed, 1938, 2r (#4-5)
  3. Ditch Records, 1874-1919, 2r (#5-6)
  4. Line Fence Record, 1919-1924, 1r (#6)
  5. Poll Book and Tally Sheets, 1902-1918, 3r (#1-3)
  6. Security Notes, 1927, 1r (#7)

Perry Township

Board of Eduction

  1. Enumerations of School Age Youth, 1881-1882, 1893-1897, 1900-1919, 1/2cf/1r (#1)

Township Clerk

  1. Poll Books and Tally Sheets, 1870-1883, 1888, 1896, 1898, 1901, 1903-1904, 1911, 1/4c
  2. Poor Relief Records, 1909-1911, 1913, ff/1r (#1)
  3. Soldiers' Relief Record, 1897-1905, 1r (#1)

Perrysburg Township

Board of Education

  1. Enumeration of School Age Youth, 1884-1894, 1r (#1)

Plain Township

Board of Education

  1. Minutes, including School Fund Accounts, 1865-1881, 1r (#4)

Board of Trustees

  1. Cemetery Deed Records, 1909-2010, 1r (#3)
  2. Cemetery Lot Records/Index Cards, 1909-2010, 1r (#3)
  3. Cemetery Record Book, 1959-2010, 1r (#3)
  4. Plat of Plain Cemetery, n.d., 1r (#3)
  5. Plat of Plain Cemetery new addition, n.d., 1r (#3)
  6. Union Hill Cemetery Deed Records, 1887-2003, 2r (#1-2)
  7. Union Hill Cemetery Record of Interments, 1897-2004, 1r (#2)
  8. Union Hill Cemetery Record of Proceedings, 1919-2004, 1r (#2)

Township Clerk

  1. Statements of Births and Deaths, 1898-1903, 1r (#5)

Portage Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Cemetery Deeds - Plat Maps, 1884-1980, 1r (#1)

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